1. Conference marks 20 years of Freedom of Information Law

    • 25 April 2018

    On Friday 13 April last, Information Commissioner Peter Tyndall hosted a conference to mark 20 years of Freedom of Information in Ireland. The ground breaking legislation, which provides the public with a right to access information held by public bodies, came into operation in 1998. The Office of the Information Commissioner, the body responsible for reviewing decisions of public bodies under the FOI Act, was also set up that year.

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  2. Information Commissioner launches his Annual Report for 2014

    • 8 May 2015

    The Information Commissioner and Commissioner for Environmental Information, Peter Tyndall, launched his Annual Report for 2014 today, Friday 8 May 2015. This is the seventeenth report since the Office was founded in 1998. The Commissioner is reporting on his first complete year in Office.

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  3. Notice for Public Bodies

    • 3 June 2014

    With effect from Tuesday 3 June 2014, the Office (the OIC) is introducing a number of changes to its review processes, some of which will affect the manner in which it engages with public bodies during reviews.

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